Whether you’re looking to expand your education to enhance your career, or you’re a student looking to break into the industry, The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has amazing scholarship opportunities available for its members.

PBA is currently accepting applications for both future and current professionals for scholarships to be used towards cosmetology school or continuing education.


Students currently enrolled in an accredited cosmetology school can apply for one of five $1,000 scholarships funded by Minerva Beauty. Click here to download the 2014 scholarship information or here to complete the online application.

Application deadline is May 1, 2014.



PBA gratefully acknowledges the late Hans Neumaier who personally funded this scholarship.

Hans’ career in hairdressing and the beauty business spans 70 successful years, with 55 years as a member of NCA and PBA. The maximum award is $1,000 and a minimum of four scholarships will be awarded in 2014. You must be a current PBA member to apply for this scholarship. Click here for scholarship terms, conditions, eligibility, and rules. Click here to apply online.

Application deadline is August 31, 2014. 


In 2015, seven $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates desiring to enter the cosmetology profession. Click Here to download the student scholarship application or Click Here to complete the online application.

Six $500 scholarships will be awarded to current PBA Beauty Professional / NCA section members for continuing education in the field of cosmetology. Only PBA student and licensed professional members are eligible. Click Here to download the PBA member scholarship application or Click Here to complete the online application.

PBA Education
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) develops and offers progressive, relevant and quality education for our members. Our live and online education and resources meet the needs of today’s busy professional and cover a range of topics. Along with our Education program, PBA provides our members with Government Advocacy, Signature Events, Charitable Outreach, Research and Business Resources. Visit probeauty.org for more information.